After shooting close to 300 weddings, excellent vendors start to stand out to us. Here are the people whose work has made a very positive impression. 

Attire:

Alice in Ivory

Lovely Bride

Bella Bridesmaids 

The Black Tux

 

Bands:

Becca Kaufman Orchestra

Time Chicago (in affiliation with BKO Beatmix)

Gold Coast All Stars

Arlen Music Productions

The Party Faithful

GreenLight by Rendezvous Music

 

Cakes:

Elysia Root Cakes

Amy Beck Cake Designs

 

Caterers:

The Entertaining Company

Food for Thought

 

DJ's:

Toast and Jam 

 

Event Designers:

Kehoe Designs

HMR Designs

Art of Imagination

 

Food Trucks:

Wooden Paddle Pizza

Doughnut Vault

 

Hair & Makeup:

Nika Vaughan Bridal Artists

Shannon O'brien (makeup)

Hollibeauty (hair)

 

Combined Services for Event Design, Planning, and Day-of Event Coordination:

Birch Design Studio

Estera Events

 

Florists:

Pollen Floral Design

Fleur, Inc

Pistil & Vine

Vale of Enna

Life in Bloom

Floral Wonders

 

Limo Service:

Windy City Limos 

 

Wedding Planners/Coordinators:

Grace Clayton at Events by Grace

LK Events

Clementine Custom Events

 

Officiants:

Nicole Zenner at Zen Events

 

Photo Booth:

Fotio

SmileBooth 

 

Rentals:

Bowery and Bash

Nimble Well

 

Stationers:

Emily Rose Ink

Sarah Drake Design

Evr Paper

 

Videographers:

Mirar Productions

I Do Films 

Ross Wooten

Illuminae Films

Shangri-La Wedding Films

These recommendations are based solely on the opinion of Tim Tabailloux and do not reflect any commission opportunity.